Jack in the Box

Synopsis: Find a chair and you can stay, But if you don't you'll go away. The last survives another day... Pop Goes the Weasel. Welcome to Junior's world where six invited guests, trapped in a room, ...
88 min

Do you hear something ?

It's the door bell

You sure ?

Enh huh

What time is it ?

A quarter to 6

What is it ?

Someone left a box

Who ?

I don't know ,there's

a car just drove off

Did Santa(Claus) come early this year ?

-I guess we were right ,

-Um huh

You never really believed

in Santa Claus ,did you ?

Not really

You should come up with the better story

that fat guy come donw the chimney

-It's so logical ,

-And illegal

Break the nunnery

What kinds of car is it ?


It was black


Why would they just drive off

I don't know ,sweetie

Take the box

What is it ?

Never seen this before in my life

You need a key to open it

There's a note

It's like a whitening invitation

It's some sort of resume

gift in the powers ?

Mr. Stewart will call upon you at 5 pm

Do you know Mr. Stewart ?

Well ,I don't

You ?

-Where's Mullen ?

-Mullen's sick

hey ,give you the (lunch)

You cut the breads squares?

Of course ,like always

But don't do this ,(I'm not) a baby

-Hi Mrs. Lewis ,

-Good morning boys

Don't be afraid to call me Norma

Mrs. Lewis may something old

You are old

I'm only 35

Yeah ,to us ,that's old

You're ,kinds of geezer

You'll be a geezer one

day ,Mr. smart heads

Why the bus stop has to be

in front of my drive way ?

So I can watch my little

Walter get on the bus safe

And in 1 piece

Please go inside ,you're embarrassing me

My love embarrass you ?

Yes ,it does

What about give my big strong

Walter a big hug and a kiss

Robbie for you give some of the

bus (in front of) his friends

Do it ,do it

Good bye Walter ,see you boys later

Little earlier for a mid

life crisis ,don't you think ?

So who's Mr. Steward

I have no idea

Is someone from school ?

I don't know

Is he your secret love ?

I hate you

I hate you too

Trapped a room for all eternity

(No Exit 1944 Jean-Paul Sartre)

Each wanted something from the other

A wish unfulfilled

This is Sartre's vision of hell

Hell is other people ?


Hell is other people seen

you for who you truly are

So what is this mean for Estelle ?

It means she's going to rot in hell

She's a slut who marry

for money and kill the baby

(Estelle) are more complicated than that

Charles ,see

She was poor and married into

a money to save her family

What happened to your foot ?

I beg your pardon ?

I've seen you lame

Is something happened to you foot ?

Can we see it ?

My foot ?


Can we see what it looks like ?

What ? being embarrassed ?

Remember everyone

,essay is a due tomorrow

Whether the life has begun or not

It is critical to our concept

of the typical evolution

To determine the path

of carbon chemistry

Mars offers the first opportunity

They gain another perspective in the

cosmic history of planetary chemistry

Any other questions ?

Yes ,in the back here , Rhonda


Can you (disclose) on the soil tests ?

The gas has changed

experiment ( ) production

or uptake

CO2 nitrogen methane hydrogen oxygen

During the intubation of

the martian soil sample

Why's the national

security agency involved ?

The NSA ?

Yes Martin T deputy director

of NSA is here in Langley

Why is the NSA here in Langley ?

Tell us now

Did the ancient martian

civilization left some thing behind ?

You know I'm sorry ,I have

no comment in that right

Thank you for the information ,Rhonda

Any other questions ?

If we found water (on) the surface

And the orbiter photos

that we took planitia ???

They will once rivers on

the surface of the planet

It's quite possible we'll

eventually find evidence of life

And who are you ?

Arthur Lewis ,used to

work for the object (team)

I have designed the camera

In your short time with us

You really become our

family here Libby Hill

That's why so difficult to tell you this

We canceled the faculty

tuition this count

Starting when ?

Next semester

I'm real sorry about this Norma

I don't know what for

You nose's bleeding

Why is your mom lame ?

None of your business

So what you gonna do ?

I don't know

We already lived in

paycheck and paycheck

What is Arthur think ?

He doesn't know yet

Oh god ,it's a kinds of devastate hell

Then again

He's still living in Mars

Oh man ,you know

Isn't with you that tie ,third

time you wear that tie this week

Small lucky tie

God knows you need it

That's you lonely to use

since the latest big day huh ?

-Yep ,


Planet earth is not good enough

for ??? ,he gonna go to the outer space.

Well that's not gonna (have

herself) ,we shall see now

Not too big for ???

I guess I gonna go upstairs

and tell big boss name

That you been work on a

personal project ,don't

-What you gonna do ?you wanna tell the boss's name ?

-Yeah ,absolutely

Hey Terry don't blow the place up

Yeah ,I know I know

It's a Christmas present for Norma

Tara argue with you ?

Sweet I guess

Where's my present ?

Marry Christmas

Thank you

Don't mention it

Mars' picture

Drag his mama and his lovely sister

Here the hysteric Joe asked

the hysteric question :

What's happening ?

In Saturday night army

Hello ,may I help you ?

Mrs. Lewis

Yes ?


My name is Arlington Steward

I assume you received the

box that I left on your step


And you've found the

button unit inside the box

Is that you called

button unit ?

Yes ,we do

Please don't let my

appearance frighten you

I insure you I'm not a monster

I'm just the man with the job to do

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